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PRINCETON — New Jersey topped the fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades with the highest percentage of A hospitals, a first for the state. New Jersey also had the highest rate of participation in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey among regions with more than 50 hospitals. In New Jersey, 56 percent of participating hospitals — or 38 hospitals — received the […]

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Princeton, New Jersey – April 24, 2018 – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, announced today the updated Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. General acute-care hospitals in the U.S. are assigned letter grades of A, B, C, D or F based on their […]

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[Princeton, NJ] Oct. 31, 2017 – The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality for consumers, employers and purchasers, announced today the October 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, assigning A, B, C, D and F letter grades to general acute-care hospitals in the U.S. based on errors, accidents and infections. […]

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Pennington, NJ – Updated Hospital Safety Scores (www.hospitalsafetyscore.org)—the “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grades assigned to more than 2,500 U.S. general hospitals—were released today by patient safety advocate The Leapfrog Group (www.leapfroggroup.org), an independent nonprofit organization representing employer purchasers of health care. The Scores are based on preventable infections, injuries and errors, and grades […]

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PENNINGTON – Demonstrating the highest standards of care, five New Jersey hospitals were named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of Top Hospitals: Children’s Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, Hoboken University Medical Center, Hoboken, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, and Virtua Voorhees Hospital, Voorhees. Widely acknowledged as one of the most […]

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